Monday, November 2, 2015

Morning Coffee (11/2/15)

Me elsewhere: TV news!

Guess what? Some of the Sirius XM holiday channels are STARTING TONIGHT.

I heard this great interview with Marlon James on the radio yesterday and now I'm very excited to read his books.

How 4 Federal Lawyers Paved the Way to Kill Osama bin Laden

This is an amazing sentence: "Göring, who would later be convicted of crimes against humanity, told Richard he was impressed with his integrity."

So is this: "The French food critic François Simon has described the 50 Best as a sort of childlike racket—'a world order of Care Bears, and this under the cynical gaze of a sparkling water.'"

Nope. Nope. NOPE.

I love K9 and will probably see his movie, but I am more interested in a. why these people couldn't get anyone to proofread their terribly-written press release and b. why the BBC and Doctor Who let this situation arise in which people could make a K9 movie without their blessing or involvement. (Before you all rush to explain: I get that the creators of the character own the rights but THAT WAS A DUMB CONTRACT TO ACCEPT, BBC, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?)

'It's a whole other world': religious pilgrims venture deep into Alaska forest

Fascinating: What America’s immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island

Songs From A Mountain Goats Album In Which Cicero Is Not Mentioned And Everybody’s Marriages Work Out

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